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The Safety Institute of Australia (Vic Branch) and the Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board have worked together to offer a series of half day professional development workshops to be conducted on the 28th March immediately following the Safety in Action convention. These workshops offer an opportunity to update your professional development on topics that are not only an important part of the Australian WHS Strategy 2012-22 but are integral to good practice for all OHS professionals.

The topics cover OHS law for OHS professionals, safety leadership, safe by design and bullying. Being half day the workshops pack a lot into the time. They are workshops in the true sense, you will have an opportunity to interact and engage on practical issues.

Two of the workshops: Practical implications of OHS law and Safe by design will give you a preview of the new chapters in the OHS Body of Knowledge on these topics. Be the first to interact with this new work. The workshop on the practical implications of the new bullying legislation tackles an issue that is becoming important to all organisations not only for worker welfare but for productivity and costs while Safety leadership is important for all of us working in safety.

With the Wigglesworth Memorial lecture, the workshop conducted by Erik Hollnagel and the 2 day Safety in Action convention the 24th to 28th March is a big week for safety. Round out the week by attending one or two of the half day workshops on Friday 28th.

More information on the workshops is available at

See you there.

Pam Pryor Registrar

A PDF version of this release can be found here.

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